Honggang Wang

Honggang Wang, PhD


Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Science & Engineering 221B


2009University of Nebraska - LincolnPhD in Computer Engineering
2001Southwest Jiaotong University, ChinaMS in Computer Science and Engineering
1996Southwest Jiaotong University, ChinaBE in Electrical Engineering


  • Computer architecture
  • Multimedia communications
  • Wireless networks and mobile security
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Computer Systems




Research activities

  • NSF: Developing A Physical-Channel Based Lightweight Authentication System for Wireless Body Area Networks
  • A wearable biosensor system for the remote detection of life threatening events in neonates
  • A Physical-Channel Based Lightweight Authentication System for Wireless Body Area Networks
  • mmWave Communication for Vehicle Safety
  • Multimedia Communications


Research interests

  • Internet of Things and Connected Health
  • Body Area Networks (BAN) and Wireless Multimedia
  • Multimedia Processing and Communications, Cyber and Multimedia Security, Mobile Multimedia and Cloud, Edge Computing
  • Wireless Networks and Cyber-physical System
  • Big Data in mHealth, Data Engineering and Machine Learning

Select publications

  • M. S. Mahmud*,H. Wang, E. E. Alam, and H. Fang (2017).
    A wireless health monitoring system using mobile phone accessories
    IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 4, 2009–2018.
  • Z. Li*, H. Wang, and H. Fang (2017).
    Group-based cooperation on symmetric key generation for wireless body area networks
    IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 4, 1955–1963.

Dr. Honggang Wang is an IEEE Fellow and a professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He has produced more than 200 high-quality publications in prestigious journals and conferences in his research areas, wining prestigious best paper awards six times. His research interests include Internet of Things, Wireless Body Area Networks (BAN), Multimedia Communication and Applications, and Connected Vehicle. He has been serving as the Editor in Chief (EiC) for IEEE Internet of Things Journal since 2020. He was the past Chair (2018-2020) of IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee and is the IEEE eHealth Technical Committee Chair (2020-2021).

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